Arrive to Cai Be. Take a short rest after check-in the home stay, then balance of the day will be at leisure on your own or take a walk around the village yourselves for more discovery of the area before dinner. Or an optional one hour cycling tour to discover local life around the villages Day 1: Saigon – Caibe – home stay at local house (Dinner) 14.00: Our Tour Guide & Driver pick you up at the hotel in Saigon, then depart to Caibe. 15.30: Arrive to Cai Be. Take a short rest after check-in the home stay, then balance of the day will be at leisure on your own or take a walk around the village yourselves for more discovery of the area before dinner. Or an optional one hour cycling tour to discover local life around the villages, then you will have another opportunity to chatting, meeting and talking to local people here. It is so interesting to see traditional house made of wood and palm tree leaves and see some activities of the local farmers with an apportunity to make contacts with them and see how they catch fish, pick up fruits by ancestral ways in Mekong Delta….Then have a chance to try snake wine and the others while enjoying seasonal fruit. After then, back to your home stay. The family will be your host for this evening and tell you more about the typical life in the Mekong region. Another option is to go down the kitchen for part of the cooking class if you wish. A traditional music show, called Tai Tu will be performed by the locals after dinner in a quiet Bonsai garden while hot green tea will be served by your hosts. Overnight at local house. Day 2: Caibe floating market – Saigon (Breakfast, Lunch) After breakfast, you start walking on a small trail along the river to see the daily life of the locals, and visit the village market which is just held early in the morning for the so busy farmers to buy things for the day. The market is also a place where you can interact with and take photo of the locals. Afterwards, you bid farewell to your hosts and take your morning boat trip to visit of Cai Be colourfull floating market. We will proceed by the visit of some local home factories such as rice paste making, rice pop corn, coco candies, longans drying processing, fihs sauce & soya sauce, sewing coconut-leaves for cottage proof…. The next attraction is taking a rowing boat deeper into the countryside on smaller canals and enjoy the peaceful time. Or one more option for you if you like to biking around the village on the narrow paths. Stops on the way can be made upon request for particular visits or photos making. These evergreen islands among the Mekong River still remain unknown to many people. Visit at an ancient mandarin house dating from the last century where the familly descendants will welcome you with a cup a warm green tea. Back on board the boat for a 20 minutes cruise to Phu An hamlet passing by Cai Be beautiful church. The excursion will end at Cai Be pier boat around 12.30pm, where your own private transportation vehicle will await you. 13.00: A delicious lunch will be served at an ancient house or at charming restaurant MEKONG REST STOP. 15:00 After then, return to Saigon. 17.00: Drop at your place in Saigon. End of trip.
Start From Ho Chi Minh City Tour Length: Tour 2 days / 1 night Tour route: Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam – Ben Tre, Vietnam – Mytho, Tien Giang, Vietnam – Can Tho City, Vietnam Day 1: Ho Chi Minh City – My Tho – Ben Tre – Can Tho (L, D) 7:00 Pick up at the hotel. Transfer to My Tho. Take the motorized boat through the Bao Dinh natural canal, and view the stilt houses and the fruit plantation along the canal sides. Visit the My Tho wholesale fruit market. Proceed to Tortoise Island. Lunch is served in the heart of the ht orchard. Enjoy the nice boat ride through the Tan Tach natural canal in Ben Tre, and cruise under the shadow of the water coconut trees. Visit the family business where you can experience the agricultural lifestyle. Trekking through the fruit plantation in Thoi Son island, enjoy the rowing boat ride on the creeks before returning to My Tho by rowing boat. Proceed to Can Tho. Check-in on arrival. Day 2: Phong Dien – Cai Rang – Ho Chi Minh city (B, L) 7:00 After breakfast, take the morning boat trip to visit the Phong Dien floating market with the busy sense right at the time. Keep cruising through the small channels system, and visit the rice noodles making village. Experience the” Monkey Bridge” in the Delta. Visit the second floating market of Cai Rang. Break time for lunch. After that, we continue the bus trip back to Hochiminh city. Stop for a visit & rest at the Bonsai garden in My Tho- see the veriaty of beautiful Bonsais that are made by handyman in this area. Finish the trip around 17:30 in Ho Chi Minh City.
Start From: Ho Chi Minh City Cruise Length: 2 days 1 night Tour route: Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam – Ben Tre, Mo Cay, Vung Liem, Tra On – Cai Rang – Can Tho city Day 1: Ben Tre – Mo Cay – Vung Liem 08:00 am Our driver will pick you up at your hotel in Ho Chi Minh City and depart to My Tho. You will meet your guide at 10 am at Ham Luong River in Ben Tre town where you will board your Mango Cruise. Upon boarding your private sampan, your luggage will be brought to your cabin, while you enjoy a refreshing welcome cocktail on the deck and meet the crewmembers. A delicious lunch will be served onboard. Our first stop will be the Mo Cay local wet market where the locals come to buy fresh fish, meat, and vegetables, as well as other exotic delicacies including rat and snake. Continue cruising along the canals and stop at a village for a short walk to visit the coconut processing place where they make coconut oils and coconut fiber. Return to the boat for a cold drink and some time to relax on deck. Lunch will be served on board. We then head down the Vung Liem canal to visit traditional brickworks and the lively town of Vung Liem, with its fascinating Cao Dai and Khmer temple. We will visit these places by bike. The boat will then cruise to Tra On where we will stop for the night. While on board, freshen up, and then head to the deck where you will have a cooking demonstration before enjoying a delicious, 5-course dinner onboard. The rest of the evening is spent at your leisure. Days 2: Tra On – Cai Rang – Can Tho Get up early in the morning to visit Tra On floating market before heading to Can Tho. Stop at the spectacular Cai Rang floating market, where you will transfer to a smaller boat and mingle amongst the thousands of trading vessels. Feel free to buy yourself fruits or drinks from the local boats. After your market visit, return to your Mango Cruise, and soak in your surroundings, before being dropped off at Ninh Kieu Quay in Can Tho, and preparing for your onward trip. Our driver will pick up and drive back to Ho Chi Minh City. End of services. Tour price includes: English/French speaking guide Boat trips as mentioned Meals as mentioned Admission fee to indicated sights Overnight on luxury Sampan All activities as mentioned Pick up and drop off at the hotel in Ho Chi Minh City Tour price excludes: Travel insurance of any kind Tip, drinks, personal expenses Other services not mentioned
A vibrant metropolis, SAIGON teems with energy, activity and motion. Everywhere you look, you see the meeting of traditional and modern life. The emerging modern skyline stands cheek by jowl with colonial buildings and traditional temples. Outside on the streets, young professionals zip by on motorbikes, chatting on cellphones; inside the quiet temple courtyards, worshippers pray amidst clouds of incense. Duration: 8-9 hours. Depart: 08.00-17.00 hrs Description: Daily from Ho Chi Minh City Hotel 08.00-17.00 hrs Begin your tour of this exciting city with a tour of the historic center, strolling along DONG KHOI STREET, formerly known as the Rue Catinat, the main shopping thoroughfare and heart of old colonial Saigon. Pass by classic European-style landmarks such as the ornate CITY HALL (HOTEL DE VILLE), the old OPERA HOUSE (both may only be viewed from the outside), and pay a quick visit to the neo-Romanesque NOTRE DAME CATHEDRAL and the CENTRAL POST OFFICE. Afterwards dive into modern history with a tour of the REUNIFICATION PALACE. Formerly the Independence Palace of the South Vietnamese president, this 60s style uwas famously stormed by tanks on April 30, 1975 signifying the fall of South Vietnam. It has been preserved in its original state, and the original tanks remain on display near the entrance gates. Continue to the harrowing WAR REMNANTS MUSEUM, which comprehensively documents the travails of the long Vietnam- American War. Inside are detailed photographic exhibitions; outside is a collection of tanks, planes and weapons. A powerful experience, this museum is guaranteed to provoke strong emotions. Afterwards driving to the historic center to visit EMPEROR OF JADE PAGODA, one of Saigon’s most interesting pagoda. In the afternoon, head out to CHOLON (CHINATOWN). Explore the highlights of this fascinating area, beginning with a brief visit to BINH TAY MARKET, the vast wholesale market selling every kind of good from dried foods to T shirts to electronics. Continue to THIEN HAU PAGODA, build by the Cantonese congregation and dedicated to the heavenly goddess. End your tour at the central BEN THANH MARKET, where vendors display a vast array of goods and handicrafts, appealing to every taste. Includes English-speaking guide Transport & Entrance fees as indicated. Lunch Excludes Items of a personal nature Tips or gratuities for drivers or guides.
Cao Dai temple founded in Vietnam in the 1920’s, Cao Daoism borrows elements from Buddhism, Christianity, Islam, Taoism and Confuscianism and blends them together in an effort to make the perfect religion. Cao Dai means “high place or abode” Duration: 9-10 hours. Depart: 08:00 – 08:30 am Description: Daily from Ho Chi Minh City Hotel 9-10 hours Leaving the hustle and bustle of Ho Chi Minh City behind we journey 2 ½ hours into the countryside bound for the Cao Dai temple in Tay Ninh district. We time our visit for the noon ceremony at the temples which provides an insight to this interesting religion. Founded in Vietnam in the 1920’s, Cao Daoism borrows elements from Buddhism, Christianity, Islam, Taoism and Confuscianism and blends them together in an effort to make the perfect religion. Cao Dai means “high place or abode” Following lunch at a local restaurant we continue to the Cu Chi Tunnels. The Cu Chi tunnels were built by local fighters during the Indochina conflict as a base from which the Viet Cong could operate from close to the Southern Vietnamese capital. The location proved of significant strategic importance, at the end of the infamous Ho Chi Minh Trail and within striking distance of the southern Vietnam capital. Initial construction started in 1948 when the Viet Minh required somewhere to hide from French air attacks and by 1965, the tunnel complex was estimated to consist of 200km’s of tunnels. It included, hospitals, schools, meeting rooms, kitchens and sleeping quarters. Life was difficult for the inhabitants and to protect against outside intruders bobby traps were laid throughout the complex. Today the Vietnamese government have preserved approximately 75 kilometres of the tunnels as a memorial park, in some areas tunnels have been widened and low powered lights installed so that western tourists can now fit through the complex. Our local guide will take us on a fascinating trip around the Cu Chi Tunnels where we learn more about the conditions the people lived in, the hardships they faced and the amazing ingenuity employed to maintain life in the tunnels. We walk past huge bomb craters, evidence of the heavy bombing campaigns in the region during the Indochina conflict, discover hidden entrances right beneath your feet, wander past tiny little chimneys in the ground that dispersed smoke from the underground kitchens, sample some of the simple cuisine that local fighters would have survived on and have an opportunity to venture into the tunnels and explore the complex. Following our step back in modern history we return to the chaos of Ho Chi Minh City. Restriction: Minimum 2 Pax Daily departure. No trip departure from 30 Jan 2014 to 5 Feb 2014; from 18 Feb 2015 to 23 Feb 2015 The pick up point is Pick up at centrally located hotels in Ho Chi Minh City Children must be at least six years of age and not yet 12 years old on the day of travel. On this trip it is required the any children booked carry their passport with them as proof of age. There may be extra charges applied in the event that any child does not have proof of age. An adult is 12 years and older. Notes (Standard dress): Dress standards are conservative throughout Asia, especially outside major cities. To respect this and for your own comfort, we strongly recommend you wear modest clothing. This means clothing that covers your shoulders and knees. Loose, lightweight, long clothing is both respectful and cool in the predominantly hot Asian climate. Notes (Tipping): If you are happy with the services provided a tip – though not compulsory – is appropriate. While it may not be customary to you, it is of great significance to the people who will take care of you during your travels, inspires excellent service, and is an entrenched feature of the tourism industry across many Urban Adventures destinations. Includes English-speaking guide Entrance fees as indicated Transport as indicated Meals: 1 lunch. Excludes Items of a personal nature Tips or gratuities for drivers or guide.
From Saigon, transfer to My Tho, a bustling town in the rich agricultural region of the Mekong Delta and visit the VINH TRANG PAGODA, a beautiful temple and a sanctuary for orphans and other needy children Duration: 9-10 hours. Depart: 08:00 – 08:30 am Description: Daily from Ho Chi Minh City Hotel Afterwards board a local boat to explore the MEKONG RIVER ISLANDS, stopping at a fruit orchard to enjoy fruit and tea while listening to local music and THOI SON islet. The trip also includes a brief sampan ride through the tiny waterways that thread the island. Private Groups Price 1 Pax 2 Pax 3+ Pax 165 80 65 Includes English-speaking guide Transport & Entrance fees as indicated. Excludes Items of a personal nature Tips or gratuities for drivers or guides.
In the morning, embark on a traditional wooden boat, stylishly fitted out with bamboo chairs and lounging cushions. Tour the colorful floating market of Cai Be, afterwards visiting a historic Mandarin house dating from the 19th century. Continue to the untouched area of Phu An where life continues largely undisturbed as it has for decades. Continue exploring the small canals and bywaters, passing under traditional bamboo bridges and weaving between fishing nets. Stops can be made during the cruise to visit fruit plantations or local cottage workshops. Duration: 8 hours. Depart: 08.00-17.00 hrs Description: Daily from Ho Chi Minh City Hotel Includes English-speaking guide Transport & Entrance fees as indicated Excludes Items of a personal nature Tips or gratuities for drivers or guides.
Need to find that perfect souvenir or gift? Our guides know all the best shopping sites in the city! We will take you to both the most popular and most well hidden markets. Our guides can also help you negotiate to get the best price. This tour will easily pay for itself! Ben Thanh is the largest market in Saigon, but it’s not necessarily the best place to find the best deals. Did you know that many vendors in Ben Thanh mark up their prices 100% or more because they know that most tourists have no idea what the “true” price is? Now that there are some “fixed price” areas in Ben Thanh, it’s not as bad as it once was, but for most things you should still bargain for at least a 50% discount. Saigon Square 1 & 2 has most of the same things as Ben Thanh but with less of a markup. Always negotiate!! It’s expected! For even better deals, let our guides take you to the “real” Vietnamese markets. They aren’t as cleaned up for tourists as the popular markets in District 1, but this is where you will really save the big bucks. Need the best fabric at the lowest price? We’ll take you to a street in Cholon where you will be able to find almost any kind of fabric you could ask for. Want to find a good tailor? Let us introduce you to the fabulous tailors we use ourselves. Looking for a nice handmade guitar at an unbelievable price? We’ll drive you to luthier street where you can order a custom made guitar designed to your own specifications. Whatever you need, our guides can help you find and get you a much better price than you imagined possible! The Shopping Spree Tour is 3 hours long, however you can extend it for $15/per person for each additional hour. We recommend booking the “Shopping Spree” tour in the morning when it’s not as hot. ****** We can also design private versions of all our tours for larger parties and corporate/MICE groups. Please contact us for more details! ****** Want a cool momento to show off to your friends and family? We can film your ride (for an extra $35) and create a special video of your Vietnam Adventure! We can also mix in a custom music track in your video upon request.
Package tour Saigon to Mui Ne Dalat and return Saigon. Private tours and Private car rental for transportation from Ho Chi Minh airport (SGN) – Mui Ne- Dalat – Ho Chi Minh city tour – Ho Chi Minh airport for 5 days and 4 nights with the cheapest price, safe, comfortable and convenient. Day 1: Arrive Ho Chi Minh airport, go to Cu Chi tunnel then visit some sightseeing attractive around HCM City, see Water Puppet show, stay in Hochiminh city Here is the details of itinerary in below: Day 1: Arrive Ho Chi Minh airport, go to Cu Chi tunnel then visit some sightseeing attractive around HCM City, see Water Puppet show, stay in Hochiminh city Day 2: Pick up at hotel in Ho Chi Minh city to Mui Ne – sand dune, stay in Phan thiet, Mui ne. Sample place to Visit at Mui Ne. Lotus Lake ( Bàu Sen) White Sand Dunes ( Đồi cát trắng ) Yellow Sand Dunes ( Đồi cát vàng) MuiNe Market ( Chợ Mui Ne) Fishing Village ( Làng chài) Fairy Stream ( Sui Tiên) Muine beach Day 3: Pick up at Mui Ne resort to Dalat to visit some attractive places on the way , stay in Dalat. Day 4: Go around Dalat, stay in Dalat. Sample place to visit at Dalat (Day 3, Day4) Truc Lam Meditation Monastery & Tuyen Lam Lake (Paradise Lake). Prenn waterfalls (able to walk behind the curtain of falling water) Valley of love. Bao Dai summer palace. Domain de Marie Church. Lake of sigh, XQ Historical embroidery art Village. Day 5: Departure from Dalat in the early morning then go to Hochiminh city, visiting the sightseeing in downtown below: The Reunification Palace War Remnants Museum Notre Dame Cathedral and Old Post Office Giac Lam Pagoda Cholon, including the Thien Hau Pagoda Ben Thanh Market Then transfer to Ho Chi Minh airport to finish car rental services. Noted: The tour is not fixed; it can be changed at your request. Package tour Saigon to Mui Ne Dalat and return Saigon with our company with reasonable price comfortable and safety, please contact us to get the quote: SAIGON PRIVATE CAR Email: email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org Hotline: +84902 689 426 (Callings, Free with Viber, Whatsapp)